Continuing Education and Accreditation
Two types of continuing education credit will be available at the 2021 AAAAI Virtual Annual Meeting: AMA PRA Category 1 CME CreditsTM for physicians and Continuing Education (CE) contact hours for nurses. Not all Virtual Annual Meeting sessions may offer credit, and of those that do, not all may offer both CME and CE.
Credit Claiming: Continuing education credits and attendance certificates can be claimed online beginning Friday February 26, 2021 using the link provided in the Virtual Annual Meeting website. Credit claiming will be available through March 1, 2022.
Physicians – Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The AAAAI designates this Other activity (combination of live and pre-recorded online content) for a maximum of 166.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the U.S. who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
The AAAAI Annual Meeting is designed for clinicians, researchers, trainees/students and allied health professionals involved and/or interested in the study of allergy, asthma and immunology.
Upon completion of the AAAAI Annual Meeting, participants should be able to discuss the latest advances in the research, diagnosis and treatment of allergic and immunologic disease. Please refer to the individual session descriptions in this program for session-specific learning objectives.
ABAI – Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits
The American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI) requires diplomates to attest to obtaining 25 AMA PRA Category 1 CME CreditsTM in allergy/immunology each year. AAAAI reports all CME credits it issues to physician learners to the ABAI on a quarterly basis, to be posted in learners’ diplomate portals. For more information about credit requirements for ABAI Maintenance of Certification visit the ABAI website at https://abai.org/cme.asp.
Allied Health – Continuing Education (CE) Credits
Nurses – Continuing Education (CE) Contact Hours
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) is a Provider, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #10704, for up to 166.00 Contact Hours.
Practice administrators who attend the 2021 AAAAI Virtual Annual Meeting may apply for credit through the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE). For additional information, please contact the Medical Group Management Association at www.mgma.com.
The AAPA, ANCC and AANP accept reports from advanced practitioners of their participation in activities offering AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for continuing education and credentialing purposes. For more information, please contact the appropriate organization.
Pharmacists are encouraged to contact their state boards of pharmacy to determine if reports of participation in the 2021 AAAAI Virtual Annual Meeting are accepted for re-licensure.
The Commission on Dietetic Registration accepts reports from registered dietitians of their participation in activities offering AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for continuing education and credentialing purposes. Contact the CDR for details on how to report your completion of these activities.
Health care professionals who assist with and provide care to persons with asthma, allergic and immunologic diseases, specifically: RNs, LPNs, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, respiratory therapists, medical technologists, medical assistants, clinical research coordinators, and practice managers/administrators.
Upon completion of the AAAAI Annual Meeting, participants should be able to discuss and expand upon the latest advances in medications, equipment and procedures necessary to promote health for their patients; describe and discuss new therapies, information, patient care and education in the field of allergy, asthma and immunology; identify new approaches to clinical research which will improve efficiency and effectiveness; and discuss coding and other administrative aspects of a medical practice. Please refer to the individual session descriptions in this program for session-specific learning objectives.